Low Popahirum, National Edition (6-4-14)

“The Club For Growth, the biggest-spending conservative group on behalf of Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel, is calling on six-term incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) to drop out of the GOP Senate primary here rather than continue into a brutal three-week runoff.” – Breitbart

“At least one major establishment player is sitting out the expected runoff between Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and primary challenger Chris McDaniel. American Crossroads announced Wednesday, as the votes were still being counted in Mississippi, that it would not be wading into the fight.” – The Hill

Was the primary goal here getting Bergdahl back, or was the primary goal getting the Taliban 5 out?” – Ace Of Spades

Congratulations, Mr. President! And identical congrats to your sorcerer’s apprentice, National Security Adviser Susan Rice. By trying to sell him as an American hero, you’ve turned a deserter already despised by soldiers in the know into quite possibly the most-hated individual soldier in the history of our military.” – Ralph Peters/National Review

“President Obama betrayed the highest obligation of his office — safeguarding national security — in trading five hard-core Taliban for the American serviceman who appears to have deserted in Afghanistan.” – NY Daily News

“Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) offered a full-throated defense Wednesday of the Obama administration and its release of senior Taliban commanders to secure the freedom of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. He accused Republicans of playing political games and questioned what he portrayed as their abrupt change of stance on the importance of bringing Bergdahl home after five years of captivity in Afghanistan.” – The Hill

“Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, stumbled Tuesday over basic American history, crediting Thomas Jefferson for authorship of the Bill of Rights during a debate over the First Amendment and campaign finance.” – Washington Times

“California’s 33rd Congressional district has long been considered one of the Democrats’ most valuable stretches of real estate, but in Tuesday’s open primary Republican Elan Carr was the top vote-getter among a field of 18 candidates vying for a chance to advance to the general election.” – Hollywood Reporter

“As I’ve also contended, the president’s failure to comply with a dubious statute is a mere footnote to his truly egregious offense: replenishing enemy forces at a time when the enemy is still conducting offensive terrorist operations against our armed forces. It would be difficult to fathom a more outrageous dereliction of duty by the commander-in-chief.” – Andrew McCarthy/PJ Media

“That analysis comes from CNN’s John King, who notes that Barack Obama has had some, er, problems connecting with the public in his second term. In the poll released yesterday, CNN asked respondents for opinions on twelve issues, and Obama didn’t get to 50% on a single one — but had majority disapproval for all but two:” – Hot Air

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